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Policy Discussions of Islam.SE

I have compiled a list of meta discussions regarding policies of islam.SE for easy reference. Topic of islam.SE and basics of asking, answering, voting, reputation and badges are outlined in the ...
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How do I add evidence to my answer?

We complain when answers don't have evidence. For example, on meta: If the poster is not able to produce proofs for any claims made in the post, those claims should not be made. goldPseudo ♦, ...
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Read this before declaring “it's not fair”

0. What is this post? We get occasional meta posts where a user basically decides "it's not fair" for some reason or another. The content here should be considered basic background knowledge before ...
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How could we help resolve the fundamental flaw in the way StackExchange handles the topic of Islam

I am posting this question because I have observed a fundamental problem in the way questions and answers are handled on this site. StackExchange is modelled after StackOverflow which is a Q&A ...
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Should users reveal their real Identity?

Islamic Sciences place a great deal of importance of Identity and Character moral values of a Muslim narrator who replies to Islamic question. This site seems to ensure a good scope for any geek who ...
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What should we understand from upvoted answers?

Everybody can vote. Although the site encourages upvoting by quality, users may not follow this. It is unlikely but possible that some answers have a very wrong viewpoint in controversial topics, but ...
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The copy-paste issue, revisited

Back in the early days of the site, we decided that we didn't really care much for copy-paste answers, and especially not for plagiarism. They are, at best, half a step up from a link-only answer, ...
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Why we should avoid asking multi-question questions

Why we should avoid asking multi-question questions Asking multiple questions in one post, or multi-question questions, was raised at meta.SE One post with multiple questions or multiple posts? with ...
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Proposed revision of the FAQ (on-topic) page, February 2017

Here's my proposed revision of the on-topic page. It's basically a complete rewrite, adding ideas from the meta, and combining them with ideas from the other sites and their meta sites. The previous ...
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More devotion of users

(I don't want to be suspended or deleted or anything like that, sorry for my slight rant) I feel that whenever I see a deep question about Islam on Islam.SE, it/they is/are sometimes answered in a ...
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What is Truth…?

What is Truth? Apparently the site has a problem with capital-T truth posts. ...we have lost a number of constructive users over the years because of this ... in short, rampant Truth claims are ...
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Identifying disagreement-related voting biases

Voting based on usefulness/quality The general idea is that we should vote on posts independent of (dis)agreement; we should upvote based on "quality" or "usefulness" (references below). This is far ...
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How can we accommodate Qur'an-only contributions?

I want to take a moment to think about Qur'an-only perspectives... The first time I saw this matter was by a former user who made these meta posts: SE Islam is not really Pluralistic and Why SE Islam ...
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The many alternatives to arguing in comments

Despite the comment page specifically saying "comments are not recommended for... secondary discussion or debating a controversial point; please use chat instead" and despite multiple meta posts ...
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The number of questions/answers and upvotes/downvotes per day

Using data explorer (e.g. this), I generated the following plots which show the per-day number of questions and answers, and upvotes and downvotes. (The moving average is over a 30-day period.) I ...

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